Daniel Boal

Year of Call: 2020


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Education

Newcastle University – LLB Law, First Class Honours
BPP University – LLM Law, Distinction
BPP University – Bar Professional Training Course, Outstanding
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple – Godfrey Heilpern Memorial Scholarship
BPP University – Excellence Scholarship


Professional Memberships

Personal Injuries Bar Association
Northern Circuit
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

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Clerk to the Bar Tribunals and Adjudication Service


Daniel takes instructions in a wide range of personal injury and related matters, acting for both claimants and defendants, with a particular focus on cases involving serious injuries.

Daniel joined Chambers in October 2021 following the successful completion of his pupillage under the supervision of Kane Simons.

Since he joined Chambers as a tenant, Daniel has developed a broad multi track practice. Daniel has been instructed to act in cases involving traumatic brain injuries, serious psychological injuries, chronic pain conditions and complex orthopaedic injuries, amongst others. He has been instructed to act in claims which have settled at figures up to £200,000.

Daniel accepts instructions on a CFA basis where appropriate.

Daniel completed his undergraduate education at Newcastle University, graduating with a First Class degree in Law. During his time here, Daniel represented Newcastle University at a national level in mooting and won the English Speaking Union-Essex Court Chambers national mooting competition. He subsequently received two scholarships to study the BPTC as part of a Masters degree in law at BPP University. Daniel was graded Outstanding on the BPTC and received a Distinction in his Masters overall.

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C v F (2024) – Acted for a Claimant who sustained a serious ankle fracture and psychological injury following an accident at work where they fell off a ladder. Daniel drafted the pleadings and advised the Claimant in conference. The case settled for £50,000.

K v W (2023) – Acted for a pedestrian who sustained a traumatic brain injury, a fracture to the femur and psychological injury after being struck by the Defendant’s vehicle whilst crossing a road. Shortly after Daniel’s Particulars of Claim and Schedule of Loss were served, the claim settled for £200,000, net of contributory negligence (a gross value of £333,333.33).

B v A (2023) – Acted for a Claimant who slipped on ice in a school playground, resulting in a fracture to their right ankle and psychiatric damage. The Claimant later developed a chronic pain condition. Liability was denied by the Defendant. Daniel acted for the Claimant in a trial on liability in November 2021 and succeeded in full. He later advised the Claimant on her quantum claim. The case settled for £57,500.

W v T (2023) – Acted for a Claimant who sustained an injury in a supermarket car park when they tripped over a defect on the ground, causing them to drop a glass bottle onto the ground and thereafter sustain a severe laceration to the hand and wrist as they put their hand out to break their fall. The Claimant also experienced post-traumatic stress disorder and a chronic pain condition. Shortly after Daniel’s Particulars of Claim and Schedule of Loss were served, the claim settled for £55,000.

M v S (2023) – Acted for a Claimant who sustained a severe laceration to their elbow following an accident at work where their elbow came into contact with a large panel of glass. Liability was denied by the Defendant. Daniel drafted the pleadings, advised the Claimant in conference and acted for the Claimant during the CCMC. The case settled for a gross value of £52,500.

W v N (2023) – Acted for a Claimant who sustained soft tissue injuries to the neck and lower back, alongside psychological injury, following a road traffic accident. The case settled for £50,000.

E v B (2022) – Acted for a Claimant who sustained a severe leg injury and post-traumatic stress disorder following an accident at work where a refuse wagon reversed into collision with the Claimant. Shortly after Daniel’s Particulars of Claim and Schedule of Loss were served, the claim settled for £100,000.

S v F (2022) – Acted for a Claimant who sustained a dislocation to his elbow following a road traffic accident. Contributory negligence and quantum remained in dispute. Shortly after Daniel’s Particulars of Claim and Schedule of Loss were served, the claim settled for £35,000 inclusive of any deduction for contributory negligence (an estimated gross value of £50,000).

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